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Rubric Assessments for Digital Object Identifier Readiness

Mandatory for DOI Minting

This evaluation tests for the existence of a creator, title, publication date and publisher in the metadata record and provides a preview of the content. If these values already exist in the metadata then we can automatically mint a DOI from the metadata content. The content used to mint a DOI should be the same as the content in the metadata record.

Mandatory for Citation

This evaluation tests for the existence of a creator, title, publication date, publisher and DOI in the metadata record and provides a preview of the content. If these values exist in the metadata then we can automatically generate a recommended citation from the metadata content.

Creator. (publicationYear). Title. Publisher. DOI.

Mandatory for Landing Page

This evaluation tests for the existence of all the fields required to provide a useful and meaningful DOI landing page.

Recommended for Landing Page

This evaluation tests for the existence of all the fields recommended to provide an even more useful and meaningful landing page.
LEGEND
Assessment ResultsExplanation
FieldsContent exists in metadata record.
Content missing from metadata record.
Not used for assessment.

Results4 out of 45 out of 519 out of 199 out of 10ISO Metadata Content and Location
FieldsMandatory
for DOI Minting
Mandatory
for Citation
Mandatory
for Landing Page
Recommended
for Landing Page
Field ValueXpath
Basic Citation Fields
Creator(s)
Note
- - National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS) - originator

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Publication Year
Note
1972(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date/gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode[text()='creation' or text()='publication']) and (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date/gmd:date[text() !=''])
TitleGlobal Significant Earthquake Database, 2150 BC to present/*/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/*
Publisher(s)
Note
- - National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA - publisher
(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[text()='publisher']) and (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/*[text() !=''])
DOI
Note
http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5TD9V7K//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code/gmx:Anchor/@xlink:href[contains(.,'doi')]
Legal Constraints Code='Other'otherRestrictions//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:useConstraints/gmd:MD_RestrictionCode[@codeListValue='otherRestrictions']
Dataset CitationCite as: National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Global Significant Earthquake Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K [access date](//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'cit')]) or (//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'Cit')])"
Descriptive Information
AbstractThe Significant Earthquake Database is a global listing of over 5,700 earthquakes from 2150 BC to the present. A significant earthquake is classified as one that meets at least one of the following criteria: caused deaths, caused moderate damage (app...//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract[text() !='']
Theme Keywords - Earth Science > Interior & Crust

- Earth Science > Solid Earth > Seismology > Earthquake Occurrences

- INFOTERRA > Disasters > Catastrophic phenomena > Earthquakes

- INFOTERRA > Lithosphere > Seismic activity > Seismic activity

- INFOTERRA > Lithosphere > Seismic monitoring > Seismic monitoring

- INFOTERRA > Disasters > Catastrophic phenomena > Tsunami

- Epicenter

- Hypocenter

- Seismology

- WDS, BOULDER > World Data Service for Geophysics, Boulder

- DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme'] and //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:keywords[text()!='']
Place Keywords - Global

//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place'] and //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:keywords[text()!='']
StatusunderDevelopment
//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:status/gmd:MD_ProgressCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance FrequencyasNeeded//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency/gmd:MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance Notes//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceNote[text()!='']"
Browse Graphic URLhttp://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/icons/sigeqsm.jpg//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileName[text()!='']
Browse Graphic DescriptionGlobal plot of significant earthquakes//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileDescription[text()!='']
Access
Distribution URL(s) - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=1&d=1

- http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/hazards/

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/data/kml/NGDChazards.kmz

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage/gmd:URL[text() !='']
Distribution URL Name(s) - Global Significant Earthquake Database

- Natural Hazards Map Viewer

- Google Earth KML

- NGDC Natural Hazards Website

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:name/*[text() !='']
Distribution URL Description(s) - The database contains information for each earthquake such as the date, time, location, focal depth, magnitude, intensity, and socio-economic data including the total number of fatalities, injuries, houses damaged, and houses destroyed and $ dollar damage estimates if available. If the earthquake was associated with a tsunami or volcanic eruption, it is flagged and linked to the related tsunami event or significant volcanic eruption.

- Tsunami source and runup locations, significant earthquake epicenters, significant volcanic eruption locations.

- Tsunami source and runup locations, significant earthquake epicenters, significant volcanic eruption locations.

- Data, products and services for natural hazards.

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:description[text() !='']
Distribution URL Function Code(s) - search

- search

- download

- information

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:function/gmd:CI_OnLineFunctionCode[text() !='']
Resource Formats - ASCII

- ArcGIS

//gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Fees - Free online
//gmd:distributionOrderProcess/gmd:MD_StandardOrderProcess/gmd:fees[text() !='']
Access Constraints - otherRestrictions
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gmd:MD_RestrictionCode/@codeListValue !='']
Use Limitations - Please cite the originator of the data set, the date downloaded, and the National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, as the source of the data.
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_Constraints/gmd:useLimitation[text() !='']
Contacts
Point Of Contact - Paula Dunbar - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce -

(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:individualName/*) or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/* or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:positionName/*)
Point Of Contact - Phone/Email - (303) 497-6084 - Paula.Dunbar@noaa.gov - haz.info@noaa.gov -

(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:phone/gmd:CI_Telephone/gmd:voice/*) or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:address/gmd:CI_Address/gmd:electronicMailAddress/*)"
Distributor Contact - Paula Dunbar - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce -

(//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:individualName/* or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/*) or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:positionName/*)"
Distributor Contact - Phone/Email(303) 497-6084 - Paula.Dunbar@noaa.gov - haz.info@noaa.gov -

(//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:phone/gmd:CI_Telephone/gmd:voice/*) or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:address/gmd:CI_Address/gmd:electronicMailAddress/*)
Extents
Temporal ExtentsBegin:-2150-00-00
End: now
(//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:beginPosition) and (//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:endPosition)
Geographic Extent
Note
E: 180
W: -179
S: -63
N: 71
(//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:westBoundLongitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:eastBoundLongitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:southBoundLatitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:northBoundLatitude/gco:Decimal[text()!=''])